Training courses

Nov
28
Wed
Healthy Young Lives: Improving Young People’s Health @ The Bay Hotel
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase the knowledge and skills of those working with young people (11-18 year olds) in how they can contribute to improving health and wellbeing, addressing risk taking behaviour and tackling health inequalities.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Identified the main factors which influence young people’s health and wellbeing
  • Explored the underlying causes of risk taking behaviour in young people
  • Knowledge of how their own practice impacts upon the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Discussed the main approaches within health promotion which improve the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Identified which approaches can be adopted within their own practice to improve health and risk taking behaviours in young people.

Who should attend?

Anyone who works with young people in any setting in Fife, including foster carers.

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Feb
12
Tue
Improving Health for Adults with Learning Disabilities @ Lynebank Hospital
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and to explore the key role that staff have in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Learning outcomes:                                                                                                               

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An increased awareness of health needs for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified factors which influence health
  • Explored the role that staff have in promoting healthy lifestyle choices for adults with learning disabilities
  • Identified support services for staff working in this area.

Who should attend?

Those from the public or voluntary sector and carers who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and who can have a direct influence on the health and wellbeing of adults with a learning disability.

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Mar
7
Thu
Understanding Diversity @ Lynebank Hospital
Mar 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This practical workshop will enhance participants’ understanding of and ability to respond to the diverse needs of the people that they work with in order to ensure that the services they provide are as inclusive as possible.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge of the diverse nature of the population of Fife
  • Increased understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and what this may mean in practice
  • Considered creative approaches to improving engagement with people with diverse needs
  • Considered good practice in providing an inclusive service.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all NHS, local authority and voluntary sector staff who work with individuals, families or communities in Fife.

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Mar
13
Wed
Where’s Dad? @ Cameron Hospital
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to consider the implications of their practice on the role of fatherhood.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • The ability to identify aspects of their practice they intend to change to be more father inclusive
  • Improved value and understanding of the difference in males
  • Developed an understanding of the messages men, boys and workers receive about parenthood and families
  • Developed improved knowledge, skills and confidence to engage with young male carers and carers successfully.

Who should attend?

All staff working with parents, families, children and young people.

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